Storms and Hurricanes

Spring Nor’easter Will Bring ‘Treacherous’ Travel Conditions to Northeast

Spring Nor’easter Will Bring ‘Treacherous’ Travel Conditions to Northeast

 
A spring nor’easter could bring up to 10” (25 cm) of snow and unseasonably cold temperatures to parts of the Northeast late Monday evening and early Tuesday.
“Temperatures will be cold enough to make it seem as though the calendar reads ‘February’ and not ‘April,’” the National Weather Service said Sunday, adding that travel conditions will be “treacherous” in some areas.
Over eight million people are currently under winter weather alerts from …

Airlines Cancel, Delay Over 11,000 Weekend Flights Amidst Spring Break Travel

Airlines Cancel, Delay Over 11,000 Weekend Flights Amidst Spring Break Travel

Pilot walkouts, computer crashes, severe weather.  It was a good weekend to stay home as U.S. airlines canceled or delayed over 15,000 flights during a time when many people were traveling for spring break.
A combination of all three resulted in 6,041 delays on flights within, departing from, or arriving in the United States on Saturday as well as 1,933 cancelations.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, airlines had delayed or canceled 7,457 additional flights, …

Massive Storm Sweeps Across the U.S. Bringing Heavy Snow, Thunderstorms, and Hundreds of Flight Cancellations

Massive Storm Sweeps Across the U.S. Bringing Heavy Snow, Thunderstorms, and Hundreds of Flight Cancellations

A powerful winter storm will bring heavy snow, long thunderstorms, flooding, and tornadoes to a large swath of the United States.
Forecasters expect tornadoes in the South and snow in the Midwest as the storm barrels east.
“A powerful storm will sweep through the Eastern half of the U.S. through the end of this week with multiple hazards,” the National Weather Service said in a statement.  “A narrow zone of heavy snow …

Treacherous Winter Storm Threatens 100 Million from Mexico to Maine With Over 4,500 Flights Cancelled

Treacherous Winter Storm Threatens 100 Million from Mexico to Maine With Over 4,500 Flights Cancelled

A major winter storm is a mixture of rain, freezing rain, ice, and snow to a broad swath of the United States from the Mexico border up to Maine.
Airlines have cancelled thousands of flights, while governors and mayors have warned residents to stay home due to treacherous road conditions.
The storm will have the most impact in the South on Thursday and will go on to impact the central Appalachians, mid-Atlantic, …

Thousands of Passengers Stranded at JFK After Blizzard Cancels Hundreds of JetBlue Flights

Thousands of Passengers Stranded at JFK After Blizzard Cancels  Hundreds of JetBlue Flights

Thousands of passengers continue to be stranded at New York-area airports after the Blizzard of 2022 caused cancellation of an estimated 90% of flights out of the region on Saturday and some 40% on Sunday.
As of Monday, Terminal 5 at JFK, which is used by JetBlue Airways among other airlines, looked more like a hostel than an airport terminal.
The weekend’s flight disruptions were concentrated at John F. Kennedy International Airport, …

Nor’easter Brings Blizzard Conditions, Cancels Flights, Leaves Thousands Without Power

Nor’easter Brings Blizzard Conditions, Cancels Flights, Leaves Thousands Without Power

A potentially historic Nor’easter slammed a region stretching from the Mid-Atlantic to New England, bringing with it strong winds and whiteout conditions in many areas.
As the weather system continues up the I-95 corridor, it could develop into an historic storm for parts of eastern New England, forecasters said.
Over 3,500 flights within, into, or out of the United States were cancelled and 1,250 additional flights were delayed.  The delays were concentrated …

Winter Storm Slams, South, Northeast, Leaving 220,000 Homes Without Power and Thousands of Flight Delays Behind

Winter Storm Slams, South, Northeast, Leaving 220,000 Homes Without Power and Thousands of Flight Delays Behind

A powerful winter storm passed through the South Sunday, dropping ice, snow, and sleet, and leaving over 220,000 homes and businesses without electrical power.
Many people trying to travel during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend were left stranded by road closures, highway accidents, and thousands of flight cancellations.
Drivers across the Southeast are being warned Monday to stay off the roads as temperatures at freezing or near freezing will …